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Who We Are


Sharif Majali
Founder & Executive Director

Sharif Majali founded Desert Motion Pictures in 2017. He is the former Production Services Manager for The Royal Film Commission – Jordan and has more than 12 years of experience as a Film and TV professional. During his RFC tenure, Sharif oversaw production support for countless projects and traveled extensively promoting Jordan as a premier film destination. Sharif has held several key roles on various local, foreign, and major Hollywood productions. He is a graduate of the University of Jordan.

Notable Credits


Messiah -Production Mgr.

Sergio - Production Mgr.



Brothers -Production Svcs. Mgr.


The Great Arab Revolt - Exec. Producer


When Monaliza Smiled - Producer


Route Irish - Film Commission Liaison

Transit Cities - Production Mgr.

Fair Game - Location Mgr.



The Hurt Locker -Location Mgr.


Battle for Haditha - 2nd Assistant Dir.

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Desert Motion Pictures is a full Production Services company specializing in Commercials, Television, and Film Production.


With offices in Amman and Los Angeles, we use a personalized approach to share our broad cache of knowledge and resources with content producers interested in filming in Jordan.


We work alongside The Royal Film Commission – Jordan, to assist you in navigating access to the country's Film Incentive program, local crew base, and film industry infrastructure.


Desert Motion Pictures will take care of all your production needs.


Desert Motion Pictures Provides:

  • Budgeting and scheduling breakdowns of your script

  • Assistance securing equipment rentals

  • Facilitating film permits

  • Location scouting and access to our image Database

  • Helping find studio or soundstage space

  • ... and more

We look forward to bringing you the highest standards of service and expertise 

For additional information download our presentation deck

What We Do


Jordan has been the backdrop for countless productions. This small, dynamic country can serve as virtually any Middle Eastern/North African setting and is an excellent choice for historical/Biblical locations, and even other worlds and planets. 


Our team will give your script or treatment a thorough location breakdown and assemble a customized presentation to fit your project.





Jordan’s crew base is one of its greatest assets in production. Films like Brian De Palma’s “Redacted,” Kathryn Bigelow’s “The Hurt Locker,” and Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” were high-profile projects that led to Jordanian crews becoming the best in the region. By the time Ridley Scott shot “The Martian” in 2015, Jordanian locals led six different departments on that shoot.


Desert Motion Pictures will assist you in hiring highly trained and talented crew professionals who have contributed to an impressive array of productions. 




Desert Motion Pictures calls upon its long-standing relationships with various vendors to fulfill both simple and complex requests. Allow us to serve as your trusted broker for any of your production needs across departments - cameras, grip equipment, lighting, expendables, vehicles, monitors, etc. - we can help get what you need. 




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